After a moment of incredible unity around the #J20 Art Strike, the art community’s protest movements have fragmented as the reality of everyday life under Trump has set in.
Signs of Creative Resistance at the 2018 Women’s March
Over a million people around the world protested the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration, and many showed up with great signs, the greatest in fact, these are definitely some very very great signs.
The Power of Protest One Year After the #J20 Art Strike
How have our ideas of strike and protest changed and what should we learn about their utility today?
At a Museum’s #J20 Event, Hitting the Limits of Inclusivity
On a day of protest, one museum opened its doors for a special event. But was it enough?
A Showing of Art World Solidarity on Inauguration Day
Far from serving as an excuse for self-pity or left melancholy, the Occupy Museums event was an effective counter-inaugural: a ceremony marking a wider commitment to shared struggle.
Let’s Use the Art Strike to Hold Cultural Institutions Accountable
The action invites us to commit to challenging our institutions to resist Trumpism and combat the conditions that allowed its emergence.
Occupy Museums Challenges Us to Face Fascism with the #J20 Art Strike
On the eve of the #J20 Art Strike and a solidarity event it’s organizing at the Whitney Museum, the collective has released a statement outlining art’s role in the fight against fascism in the US and around the world.
A Running List of Nationwide Art Spaces Closing for the #J20 Art Strike
Dozens of US galleries and nonprofits have announced their plans to close in solidarity with the #J20 Art Strike on Friday, January 20.
The 1970 New York Artists’ Strike that Prefigured #J20
The #J20 Art Strike resonates with the approach of the 1970 New York Artists’ Strike against Racism, Sexism, Repression and War, also commonly referred to as the Art Strike.
We Need to Start Now: A Personal Case for the Art Strike
Why the #J20 Art Strike is important and why those of us who can should take part.
A Running List of New York Galleries and Nonprofits Closing for the #J20 Art Strike
As the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration nears, we’re keeping track of all the New York City art spaces that will stay closed in protest.